1st Semester Progress Report (pt. 2)

Picking up where I left off, I think the gap filler between where I am with the youngest and where I want to be is a planner.   Lisa(?) Hobar of Mystery of History once described the inverse relationship between time spent with your child and the amount of planning needed.   If you imagine an X […]

Great Reading, Good Times

Several years ago, I read a post from one of the most inspirational bloggers I know, Linda Fay, who writes so practically about how to “do” a homeschool with a Charlotte Mason approach.    In this particular pearl of wisdom, she used a food metaphor to illustrate the difference between a Charlotte Mason homeschool full of […]

Weekly Homeschool Wrap-Up–August 8, 2010

      It’s weekly wrap-up time!   If you want to join in, we’d love to see what is going on with you, so please visit Mary.    I was so excited about re-joining this meme again, and I’ve run out of time to tell the story I’d want to as I’ve ‘miles to go before […]


So much has happened in the last 1-1/2 weeks and I’m having trouble sorting it into a coherent blog post, but I’ll give it a shot.   Maybe chronological order will help. We ordered our steps to have a very uneventful Independence Day, turning down a couple of invitations to get together for grilling, formal fireworks […]

Fun and Inspiration–a collection of posts

  I’ve been busy enough that I’m not posting some items in a timely manner.   I was ministered to this morning as I spoke to a group of wonderful ladies at the Heart of the Matter’s Parenting and Home Education Conference.   God’s Word is so powerful, and I am so honored to feel it flow […]